linux client planned?

Aspirant

linux client planned?

hello,

 

is a linux client planned?

 

i'm using ubuntu and currently use https://bitmask.net/ which gives me an easy to use, non-leaking, always-on and open source vpn client.

unfortunately they don't support ipv6 just yet. this leaves me w/o vpn at places with DS-lite/ipv4 over NAT.

 

just the raw openvpn configuration files would be nice too.

and please consider open sourcing your clients, that would be a good move.

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Re: linux client planned?

There is currently no plan to develop a linux client for Freedome.

I however forwarded your request to the persons in charge.



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-Ben

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Re: linux client planned?

There is currently no plan to develop a linux client for Freedome.

I however forwarded your request to the persons in charge.



Best Regards

-Ben

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Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?


@Ben wrote:

There is currently no plan to develop a linux client for Freedome.

I however forwarded your request to the persons in charge.


Why would F-Secure Not have plans for a freedome linux client but has one for windows, a far less secure environment?

Scholar

Re: linux client planned?

you have an interesting logic...

if you feel windows is a "far less secure environment", wouldnt it (with a logical mindset) make even more sense for F-Secure to create a windows client to improve it?
Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?

I certainly do.

 

And, no. No I don't. For the simple fact that it would make more sense to gravitate everyone onto Linux, champ.

Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?

So, any new info about Freedome to Linux?

 

EDIT: Apparently even Kindle Fire has Freedome now....?

 

Before I was directed to this thread, I had started my own:

 

"I'm aware that client for Mac is coming in 2015. But how about Linux? Linux userbase is arguably growing all the time and will continue growing thanks to Valves SteamOS, Edward Snowden and so on.. Even Mikko Hypponen talks about how open source could be the solution (for gaining our privacy back) and the way to go, so I find it a bit amusing that F-Secure develops Freedome only for proprietary operating systems. I'm a very happy Freedome user, but soon will be very sad to let it go since moving fully to Linux. Please F-Secure, make me happy again!"

Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?

Still no love for linux? Smiley Sad

Scholar

Re: linux client planned?

Wish there is linux version

Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?

I add my vote for Linux.

 

Anyone who is half serious about privacy is certain to be using (or contemplate using) Linux over Windows.

 

I'd argue that your market share percentage of Linux users is far more than the share you're getting from Windows users. 

 

As OP said, there's an open source client aready, bitmask.  You don't have to reinvent the wheel. Focus development on that client instead of creating your own. After all, you're generating revenue from the servers bandwith, not the client. And no one is going to take that client for themselves anytime soon.

 

Please re-evaluate the option. The post-Snowden mindset has penetrated many homes by now.

 

It's a win-win situation. You already have everything to sell, just need the means to sell. Even users trust is established already.

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Aspirant

Re: linux client planned?

Still no plans for Linux Client?